“It’s not good enough to hear about what’s in the bill,” she wrote. “Members of Congress need to see & read the bills we are expected to vote on. I know it’s ‘controversial’ & I get in trouble for sharing things like this, but the people of this country deserve to know. They deserve better.”

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) agreed with Ocasio-Cortez’s comments about the bill, saying, “AOC is right. It’s ABSURD to have a $2.5 trillion spending bill negotiated in secret and then—hours later—demand an up-or-down vote on a bill nobody has had time to read.”



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